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State recommended lawyers, originally, a set of up to 9 years in prison for stone the conviction, but the DOJ had overruled the prosecutors are scaling back the proposed term; Fox News contributor and attorney Emily Compagno weighs.
The former trump Advisor Roger stone, a further request for a new trial on Friday, following revelations about the possible political bias of the jurors in his first case.
Stone was originally charged with seven counts of obstruction, witness tampering and making false statements to the Congress. He was convicted on all counts in November, and then released on his own recognizance until his sentencing, which is scheduled currently for Thursday.
Former Memphis City Schools Board President Tomeka Hart said on Wednesday that she was the foreperson on the jury that condemned stone. It also illustrates the history of Democratic activism and a bias against President Trump, after a series of left-wing social media posts came to light.
Hard also, in particular, the stone quotes box on social media before they voted to condemn him, Retweets a post that mocked the conservatives for the call to stone the dawn arrest, “is exaggerated.” It has also proposed trump supporters are racist, and praised former Special Counsel Robert Mueller, the Russia investigation led to stone to law enforcement.
Stone had already submitted was rejected for a new trial on Wednesday, but the first request of judge Amy Berman Jackson.
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Jackson had not the second request, acted on the stone, such as late on Friday, but did order both sides applications until Tuesday.
“It is arranged, that the government will read the file under seal its response to the motion of February 18, 2020,” the order. “It is FURTHER ORDERED that [the] defendant has to file under seal a proposed redacted version of its motion for a New trial and the accompanying exhibits from the 18. February.”
Trump on Tuesday sound about Stone’s case, on Twitter, in particular, relying on four Department of justice (DOJ) lawyers who quit to protest the event after it was released executives at the DOJ would try to find a reduced set.
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“Who are the four prosecutors (Müller people?) who cut and ran after they are exposed, for the recommendation of a ridiculous 9-year prison sentence for a man who got into an investigation, which was illegal, the Miller fraud, and should not have ever started? 13 Evil Democrats?” he tweeted.
Fox News’ Bill Mear, and Joshua Nelson contributed to this report